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Prunella grandiflora 'Alba'

Prunella grandiflora 'Alba' - Self-heal

More About Prunella grandiflora 'Alba'

  • Short spikes of white, hooded flowers
  • Oak-like, dark green foliage
  • Compact, dwarf habit
  • Bloom Time: June to fall

Interesting Notes:

In traditional Chinese medicine, self-heal has been referred to as a cooling herb, useful against fevers, liver and kidney disorders and as a tonic.

Zone:

4

Height:

20-25 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Pink,White
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Self-heal Growing and Maintenance Tips

Tolerates a wide range of soils, moisture and exposure but grows best in an average to moist soil, in partial shade. Deadhead  to improve overall appearance. Use as a ground cover or border plant. 


Prunella grandiflora 'Alba' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer
Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Compact
Dwarf

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge